Any good internet sources for snow tire steel wheels?

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Old 03-25-15, 12:35 PM
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Any good internet sources for snow tire steel wheels?

Wife has a 2013 RAV4 Limited, 18x7.5 wheels. Would like a set of cheap steelies for the winter snows. Most sites I scanned get into fancy after market alloys.
 
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I use tirerack.com but I haven't looked for basic steel wheels.
 
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Try your local wrecking yard. If they don't have them they can get them.
 
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Have you checked at a tire store? I bought four steel wheels and snow tires for a car once and they would store the four not currently on the car as well as swap them out twice a year for nothing beyond what I paid for the wheels and tires.
 
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Steelies Camry size at Mexican place next to salvage yards here are $10 each. Studdies about 20-30 each.
 
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I checked TireRack for your vehicle...and the only steel wheels they had were 14-15"...at $68 each! OMG! And that was w/o covers...those were another $50 or so. Bet wifey won't like little tiny wheels and even more so w/o covers.

I'd be checking salvage yards and don't worry about whether they are steel or not If they have some aluminum that will fit and are closer to OEM size, you'll be better off.
 
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Thanks for the replies

The 18 x 7.5 seems like an odd size, but I'll try a local tire store. There aren't many salvage yards left in my area. I guess high land prices have converted most of them to subdivisions.
 
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All you need is one. Salvage yard. It's well worth getting on Google or Yellow Pages to find one. Phone call is cheaper than guesswork online.
 
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There are currently 120 18 x 7.5 Toyota Wheels for sale on eBay; but of the 120, not a single one is "Steel" !
 
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